Acorn User - November 1984

NEW USERS
 
First Byte
Tessie Revivis introduces techniques for drawing shapes on the screen and assemblying them into your own designs
 
Hints & Tips
Converting TVs, Polishing your programs, testing joysticks, Sound-proofing acoustic couplers and achieving 3D-effect printing
 
Letters
Hints on RTTY
Why do peripherals cost so much?
Wordwise in Spanish
 
Dear kitty
Mystery of the 'Bad mode' message
History of the Beeb
 
FEATURES
 
Sprites cloned
How to produce clone and mirror images
 
Floating point
Floating point variables
 
ROM juggler
With Beeb and board full of ROMs, how can you be sure of calling up the one you want?
 
Beeb in the glasshouse
How Reading researchers are using the BBC Micro to monitor plant life
 
COMMUNICATIONS
 
Tele tales
The traumas of putting live messages on the air
 
EDUCATION
 
News round-up
 
Edword at work
 
ATOM
 
Atom Forum
Hardware modifications
 
AUTO Atom
Converting Beeb programs to AtomBasic with the AUTO command
 
REVIEWS
 
Joe's Jottings
Toad's extension socket
Watford's Speech Synthesiser and Beebfont ROM
 
Games
Eagle's Wing and Spooks and Spiders by Software Invasion
Vision's Digger
 
Accent on WP
BBtype, a multi character-set wordporcessor offering foreign accents and technical mathematical symbols
 
Hardware
Romex 13 ROM board
Philip's TP200 monitor
 
Language learners
Language coaching packages from Beebugsoft, Salamander and Kosmos
 
REGULARS
 
News
Acorn results, Torch develops Unix, Beebs in India, South America and China, and Beeb could be prescribed for doctors
 
Noticeboard
 
Beeb Forum
 
Software Top 20
Frak! still f-f-first
 
Acorn Abuser's Diary
 
IN THIS ISSUE
 
Buggies and turtles
 
Digitising duo
two graphics tablets are taken to task and both come out well
 
ABC marvel
Acorn's new 310 boasts the latest hardware and software
 


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